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Our building is open. Masks are recommended.

The Library is open, including seating, study rooms, and Express Computer Stations. Masks must be worn during high risk hours (Mon-Fri, 9-10am). Otherwise, masks are recommended but not required while visiting the Library. Click here for information about Curbside Pickup. 

Mission, Vision, and Values

These fundamentals provide the foundation for every decision we make.

Our Mission

Carol Stream Public Library provides the community with exceptional services, enrichment opportunities, and diverse resources in a welcoming environment.

Our Vision

To be a valued community partner that welcomes people to Create, Search, Play, and Learn.

Our Values

We believe in:

  • Integrity: We are accountable for our actions and for the community’s resources and trust. Our actions reflect honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Community: We actively build relationships with our community by sharing ideas, resources, and enrichment opportunities.
  • Customer Focus: We are committed to excellence in service delivery. Our customers’ needs and input act as our guide.
  • Innovation: We seek new ideas and implement creative methods to enhance our service and provide positive outcomes.